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Drum Point, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Drum Point Census Designated Place had a population of 2,731 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Drum Point is located at latitude 38.3304 and longitude -76.436 in Calvert County. The formal boundaries for the Drum Point Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Calvert County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 43 feet.

The Drum Point Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629794) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Drum Point Census Designated Place is located within District 1, Solomons Island, a minor civil division (MCD) of Calvert County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Drum Point population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Drum Point, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,731
Daytime Population: Workers 63
Daytime Population: Residents 1,240
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,303
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.48
Population in Households 2,731
Population in Familes 2,313
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,641
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $94,520
Average Household Income $111,077
Per Capita Income $41,345


Total Housing Units 1,213 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 874 (72.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 157 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 182 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $308,273
Average Home Value $391,971


Total Households 1,031
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 764
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.0% 0.1%
Households -0.05% 0.04%
Families 0.02% -0.03%
Median Household Income   3.06%
Per Capita Income   3.04%

Drum Point, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Drum Point to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 247 53rd
Population Density # 229 56th
Diversity Index # 283 46th
Median Household Income # 140 73rd
Per Capita Income # 144 72nd

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